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SCFB State Office Operations

Harry Ott, SCFB President

A message to SCFB members:

I wanted to reach out and let you know what is going on at South Carolina Farm Bureau. These are challenging times for all of us.

We are working to accomplish the goals of the organization while balancing the needs of our staff during this uncertain time. This unique and challenging...

Label Labyrinth: Tips to Help You Shop Fear-Free

Buggy

Shopping for groceries can be overwhelming. Trying to balance a budget and nutrition while deciphering food labels challenges even the most experienced supermarket sojourner.

To help you sort through all the jargon, here are some clues for decoding the puzzle of buying nutritious, affordable food for your family.

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From Farm to Label - The Health Benefits of Meat

Nicole Yon, R.D.
Farm To Label

Health benefits of meat

There is no doubt that protein is an essential component to any eating pattern. Most often, the protein in our diet comes from animal sources including meat, poultry, and seafood and some plant sources such as soy, nuts and beans. For most individuals including a variety of these protein...

National Poundcake Day

Pound Cake

To celebrate National Pound Cake Day, try this classic recipe from Ladies and Gents Love to Cook!

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Ingredients
3       cups sugar
1       cup butter, softened
1       cup sour cream
6       eggs
3       cups all-purpose flour
1/4    teaspoon baking soda
1/4    teaspoon salt
1 1/2...

South Carolina Celebrates National FFA Week

Agricultural FFA Education

National FFA Week
By: FFA New Horizons

From the food we eat to the clothes we wear, agriculture is a part of our daily lives. More than 700,000 FFA members across the Nation will celebrate the role agriculture plays in our lives while sharing the message of agricultural education as part of National FFA Week (Feb...

SCFB shares concerns of state’s hemp farmers

Hemp has been grown in South Carolina since authorized by state law in 2017 with currently over 100 permitted growers in the state; S.C. farmers have only just started learning about and growing hemp. This crop has many potential benefits for our state’s farmers but comes with equally high risk and many unknowns as the...

Why Reconnecting Our Rural Communities Matters

Tractor

You may be reading this blog entry from your desk workstation, or perhaps a laptop in a coffee shop. You might even be perusing this on your smartphone. It’s a common, everyday occurrence that can easily be taken for granted. Unfortunately, in many parts of rural South Carolina – it’s not only a luxury to have...

Trick or Treat!

Nicole Yon, From Farm To Label

Have you ever read about a diet for weight loss, jumped in head first, only to be disappointed by the results? You’re not alone. With a promise of “treating” you to quick results it’s no surprise that these diets have gained popularity! In most cases, trendy diets work initially, but are not sustainable long term due...

National Farm Safety & Health Week is September 15-21

Greetings South Carolina Farm Bureau family, 

I hope everyone has had a restful summer and has taken time to enjoy the beauty of the Palmetto State. As summer comes to an end, we anticipate the arrival of the harvest. Harvest means long hours in the field doing what we love the most.  

We also anticipate setting...

Cultivating Conversations - Agriculture and Football 

Elizabeth Wood

Down. Set. Hike!

There are many reasons to love fall, but in South Carolina I think many agree that the highlight of the season is college football. Is there anything better than cheering on your team on a crisp fall afternoon? No matter what colors you wear on Saturdays, we can all join together to show our...